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Mr Michaeli is an aeronautical engineer (Technical University of Brunswick, Germany) and an MBA (INSEAD, France) by profession. In 1993 Rainer Michaeli founded DIE DENKFABRIK GmbH (, a consultancy that specializes in competitive intelligence services. Prior to this he worked in various industries in marketing, sales and R&D. In 2004 Mr. Michaeli founded the "Institute for Competitive Intelligence (ICI)" ( that offers workshops and certification for CI professionals. He is a lecturer at the University of Darmstadt and Anhalt on “Competitive Intelligence” and “Competitive Dynamic Strategies”.
Mr. Michaeli is author and co-author of several publications covering Competitive Intelligence topics, his text book “Competitive Intelligence”, published in 2005, achieved instant acclaim and become a Financial Times Germany Top 3 bestseller in 2006. He is a frequent speaker at conferences in Europe and the USA.
Rainer Michaeli was an elected member of the board of SCIP (Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals), the global organization for market and competitive researchers from 2003 to 2005. In 2003 he received the SCIP Catalyst award, in 2009 SCIP's Fellow award.
My Interest in Competitive Intelligence is:
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At 11:18am on September 21, 2012, Richard said…
Vielen Dank für die Freundschaftsanfrage. Ich sehe, dass Sie ICI gegründet. Wir stehen erst am Anfang unserer Reise in die internationalen CI-Arbeit. Hat ICI einen bestimmten Kurs auf das Sammeln von ICI Intelligenz auf dem internationalen Markt? Wenn ja, bieten sie es in den USA?

Hoffe, dass wir irgendwann in der Zukunft zusammenarbeiten können. Ich habe 7 Jahre in Deutschland, so dass mein Deutsch sehr rostig ist.
At 3:20am on June 8, 2011, Raul Făt said…

Hi Rainer!

I am happy we are connected here as friends. I enjoyed a lot your workshop in Paris and I look forwad to attending some others in the future.



At 2:14pm on March 1, 2011, Giles Cattermole said…

Glad to have you as a friend Rainer.  Look forward to seeing you at Bad Nauheim.



At 2:37am on December 11, 2010, Audy Aldrin Kenap said…

Liebe Herr Michaeli

Thank you very much for the add, and I hope you have receive my mail and help to find supervisor for Advance Study in CI.


At 1:04am on July 19, 2010, Selin Kara said…
Hallo Herr Michaeli,

Vielen Dank für die Freundschaft-Einladung. Beste Grüße,

At 2:40am on November 27, 2009, Bernhard Stoll said…
Lieber Rainer, danke für Dein Mail, gerne. Übrigens: Dein Vortrag in der SCIA war sehr interessant, nochmals herzlichen Dank. Beste Grüsse, Bernhard
At 1:22pm on October 17, 2009, Andrew Beurschgens said…
Thank you Rainer, perhaps we could link up the sites around Europe. The Spaniards are close to coming online too as well as you being there already, the Swiss, the French etc etc etc
At 6:51pm on May 1, 2009, Claudia Clayton said…
Congratulations on the Award, Rainer! Too bad we didn't get a chance to talk at the conference - it was so busy, and I think you were on the phone when I saw you. Glad you are now one of the Fellows ... Best, Claudia
At 3:13pm on April 25, 2009, Craig S. Fleisher said…
Congrats again on receiving a well-deserved Fellows Award. Keep up the great work, and wishes for continued success on the ICI. Kindest wishes, Craig
At 9:22am on April 24, 2009, jon lowder said…
Congrats on the Fellows award at SCIP09!

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